Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE. Here are the latest selections.

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A Colony in a Nation
by Chris Hayes
(W.W. Norton & Company)

African Women Under Fire:
Literary Discourses in War and Conflict

edited by Pauline Ada Uwakweh
(Lexington Books)

Discovering the South:
One Man’s Travels Through a Changing America in the 1930s

by Jennifer Ritterhouse
(University of North Carolina Press)

Flavor and Soul:
Italian America at Its African American Edge

by John Gennari
(University of Chicago Press)

James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and the Rhetorics of Black Male Subjectivity
by Aaron Ngozi Oforlea
(Ohio State University Press)

Racial Inequality:
A Political-Economic Analysis

by M. Reich
(Princeton University Press)

Sanctuaries of Segregation:
The Story of the Jackson Church Visit Campaign

by Carter Dalton Lyon
(University Press of Mississippi)

Standing in Their Own Light:
African American Patriots in the American Revolution

by Judith L. Van Buskirk
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Teacher Education Across Minority-Serving Institutions:
Programs, Policies, and Social Justice

edited by Emery Petchauer and Lynnette Mawhinney
(Rutgers University Press)

The Middle Passage:
Comparative Studies in the Atlantic Slave Trade

by Herbert S. Klein
(Princeton University Press)

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